A detached period house on the edge of Binfield Heath, close to Henley-on-Thames. The property has been sympathetically renovated to a high standard and the accommodation is arranged over two floors, with generous size rooms and high ceilings. EPC: D.
A detached Victorian style property, set in substantial grounds which face predominately South and South West. The current owners acquired the property around eight years ago and have carried out an extensive and sympathetic renovation, which extends to around 3500 square foot of accommodation set over two floors. The use of handmade timber windows on many of the rooms and also the external doors has been skillfully executed, retaining the period appearance of the property. This beautifully presented property would be eminently suitable for a growing family, with minimal finishing off required.
Binfield Heath is a popular village, located midway between Henley-on-Thames and Reading. There is a local post office / village shop and The Bottle and Glass Pub is within walking distance. The village lies within the Parish of Shiplake with Dunsden and Harpsden cum Bolney, with the nearest church being in Shiplake or Dunsden Green. Orwells, a local award-winning restaurant, is also nearby.Henley-on-Thames is the nearest market town, providing a wider range of local shops and restaurants, together with a Waitrose, a local cinema and also a theatre. The town hosts the annual Royal Regatta, a prestigious annual event of the summer season, followed by the Henley Music and Arts Festival. The Henley Literary Festival comes later in the autumn. There is also good access to Reading, which provides a wider range of large shops, and a route through to the M4 motorway.
The property is approach by a gravel drive with parking areas for several cars, and stone steps up to the front and side doors.The house is screened from the lane by a yew hedge, with a traditional iron gate and brick paved path and step up to the front door.
6.82 x 3.27 max (22'4 x 10'8 max)
Solid timber front door, with glazed upper part, into entrance hall, with timber flooring with underfloor heating,
4.60 x 3.94 (15'1 x 12'11 )
A cosy sitting room with an Aga wood burning stove and mantlepiece, overlooking the front, retaining the original sliding sash windows.
8.06 x 6.70 (26'5 x 21'11 )
An expansive drawing room, ideal for formal entertaining. To one end, facing the door, there is a Biolection fireplace and hearth, made of Bath Stone and supplied by Jamb of Pimlico, London. The windows overlook the front of the property and there are large double timber doors to the garden, half glazed to enhance the natural light, with steps leading to the paved terrace.
There is a separate cloakroom off the hall, with stylish fittings by CP Hart, continuation of the timber flooring and motion sensor activated overhead lighting. Separate walk in cupboard with hanging rail, motion sensor activated overhead lighting, Therma Evocyl unvented hot water cylinder
Kitchen / Dining Room
10.74 x 5.18 (35'2 x 16'11 )
Large open plan kitchen / dining room occupying the back of the property and overlooking the garden to the south. Particular care has been taken over the layout and design of the kitchen, which was hand made to the client's specification by Home Designs. The layout includes an island unit and also a double Butler sink with mixer tap by Devol, integrated units including a full height Leibherr refrigerator, a Leibherr fridge freezer, twin Miele dishwashers and a wine cooler. There is a free standing Smeg range cooker with electric ovens, six zone gas hob and stainless steel extractor fan over.There is ample space for a large dining table to one half and concertina doors which open up and lead down the stone steps into the garden. The flooring is a continuation of the timber flooring from the hall, with underfloor heating.
4.21 x 2.57 (13'9 x 8'5 )
With a range of high quality fitted cupboards, solid timber worktop, butler sink, tiled floor with underfloor heating, and side door to garden. A Vaillant Ecotec gas boiler is also fitted.
Stylish white fittings, tiled floor with underfloor heating, motion sensor activated overhead lighting.
Expansive galleried landing to the first floor with fitted carpet and window overlooking the front. Linen cupboard with slatted shelves and radiator.
With tiled floor and underfloor heating, white fittings by CP Hart including washbasin and stand, freestanding roll topped double ended bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, heated towel rail and wc. Large tiled shower to corner with glazed screen, overhead and hand held shower units.
5.18 x 3.68 (16'11 x 12'0 )
Large double bedroom overlooking the front and back of the property.
4.12 x 3.91 (13'6 x 12'9 )
Double bedroom overlooking the back of the house with fitted carpet and radiaor.
4.81 x 3.91 (15'9 x 12'9 )
Double bedroom overlooking the side and back of the house.
Bedroom Four En-suite shower room
Tiled floor with underfloor heating, large walk-in shower with tiled walls, overhead and handheld shower units with dual controls. Washstand style basin, loo with concealed cistern, heated towel rail.
Master bedroom suite
8.06 x 4.13 (26'5 x 13'6 )
A substantial master bedroom overlooking the garden to the south with fitted carpet and radiators.
Master En-suite bathroom
Tiled floor with underfloor heating, fittings by CP Hart including free standing roll topped double ended bath with mixer taps. Vanity unit with marble top and twin oval basins, low level wc. Large walk in shower with glass screen, overhead and hand held shower units, with dual controls, heated towel rail.
4.68 x 2.54 (15'4 x 8'3 )
With fitted carpet and radiator, hatch providing access to loft space.
4.62 x 3.90 (15'1 x 12'9 )
Guest bedroom to the front of the house with built in wardrobe, original sliding sash windows.
Bedroom Two En-suite shower
With tiled floor and underfloor heating, low level wc, CP Hart fittings including washstand style basin, large walk in shower with glass screen and overhead shower head, towel rail.
The property has a stone paved terrace, facing southwest, which is perfect for entertaining. The gardens extend to approximately 2 acres with a mixture of lawn, beds with a variety of mature shrubs and an orchard. There are many mature trees, providing shaded areas, a landscaped pond, a further area with fruit cages and a small fenced paddock.There is a Victorian style Coachouse style building which has been converted to provide garage space for potentially three vehicles. The upper part has been converted to provide a playroom or studio with good natural light, electric heating. There is also built in eaves storage.The graveled driveway provides parking areas for multiple vehicles and there are further storage buildings, a potting shed and a greenhouse. The front of the house is screened from the road by a Yew hedge.
Steps lead from the terrace down to the outdoor swimming pool within part walled garden, with timber pool house containing pump equipment etc.
Well maintained tennis court with tarmac surface, recently painted markings and good quality fencing with gate.
Mains, gas, electricity and water. South Oxfordshire District Council, Council Tax: SODC Band G, £3,056.24 in 2019 / 2020.EPC Rating: E / 42.
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